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SOCY 1037 Introduction to American Indian Societies (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course examines social institutions in American Indian societies, such as the family, religion, and government. Focusing on southeastern peoples, especially the Cherokee, the course begins with the period of "first contact" and investigates the impacts of European cultures. It pays special attention to the development of the institution of African American slavery in American Indian societies, and the consequences for contemporary legal-political controversies among White, Black, and Native Americans.


Instructor(s): Eva Garroutte

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Mar-14